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Ak-Chin opens ‘model’ justice center

The Ak-Chin Indian Community opened its new Ak-Chin Multi-purpose Justice Complex today.The 56,000 square-foot complex, which broke ground in December 2012, is home to...
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Plumber: Never put these things down garbage disposal

By Terry Leamon, My Maricopa Plumber A few common things can cause backed-up drains. Here’s a few tips on stuff that you should NEVER put...

McDonald loses civil case against city

The five-day trial of former Maricopa Community Services Director Marty McDonald ended Tuesday with a judgment favorable to the city. Pinal County Superior...

Smith hopes to switch from Senate to House

State Sen. Steve Smith of Maricopa has announced he will run for the state House of Representatives in the newly formed Legislative District 11.Smith,...

Kimball answers more live-chat questions

Bridger Kimball is running for one of three seats on the Maricopa City Council. He answered questions from residents Feb. 29 as part of...

WWII vet helped liberate concentration camps

The U.S. Army didn’t waste much time recruiting former Illinois resident Louis Brod when he turned 18 on Nov. 11, 1943.The nation was in...
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Former motocross star opens city’s first bike shop

If real estate is all about location, location, location, then retail businesses are all about finding the right niche. And what could be better...

Local man sweeps on ‘Shark Tank’

When The Villages resident Shane Pannell found himself a stay-at-home dad after selling his share of a pest control company, he didn’t know he...

Oversize load to pass through Maricopa Tuesday morning

EZE Trucking of Rialto, Calif., doing business as Rig Runner, will be moving an oversize load through the area very early Monday and Tuesday...

Community forum called to discuss MHS vandalism

The Maricopa Unified School District is joining with the Maricopa Police Department, the city of Maricopa and the Maricopa Ministerial Association in a public...

8th annual fishing derby draws 150 young anglers

More than 150 anglers participated in the 8th annual Fishing Derby on Saturday.A crowd of about 500 people were at Pacana Park when the...
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Navy veteran opens gun shop

A Navy veteran is behind the city’s second gun shop. Pearle Robertson opened up Minuteman Supply in mid-January at The Wells, signing a three-year lease...

Maricopa cashes in thanks to local banker

For Cecilia Estrada-Ashe, volunteering comes naturally because it’s something she grew up doing.“My parents were big volunteers, so I have seen it all my life,”...

City council to hear plans on dog park

A dog park may be in the cards for Maricopa’s future after all.Plans to create a dog park at the Rotary Park off Maricopa-Casa...

Community assured high school incident isolated

Maricopa Police Chief Steven Stahl told a standing-room-only crowd of parents, students, MUSD staff and community members their city is safe.“You live in one...

Primary countdown: Nancy Discher, candidate for Pinal County Supervisor, District 4

The primary election is Aug. 28 and early balloting is underway. Between now and Aug. 20, InMaricopa.com will publish two to three Q &...
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Sprouts announces opening date

Sprouts Farmers Market has announced an opening date for its long-awaited 23,000-square-foot store in Sonoran Creek Marketplace. The grocer announced Friday that construction will finish...

Judge upholds order to send Stant case back to Merit Board

Pinal County Superior Court Judge Gilberto Figueroa ruled Tuesday to uphold his original order to send former Maricopa Police Sgt. Aki Stant’s dismissal case...

City breaks ground on Sonoran Desert Parkway

The City of Maricopa broke ground Monday on the first leg of what will eventually become a crucial transportation corridor. The Sonoran Desert Parkway, formerly...

Eckhardt to have closed Merit Board hearing March 8

A Merit Board hearing for Lt. Larry Eckhardt of the Maricopa Police Department is scheduled for March 8.Eckhardt, who earns $87,150 yearly, was placed...

Arizona favorite to join Maricopa restaurant lineup 

BoSa Donuts, an Arizona favorite for sweet treats for breakfast – and throughout the day – is coming to Maricopa.  The restaurant, which has more...

Christian Price answers more live-chat questions

Christian Price is running for the mayor’s seat. He answered questions from residents March 2 as part of InMaricops.com’s series of live chats with...

Woman killed at her home; cops arrest man they say was her lover

A Maricopa woman was found dead at her home in The Villages at Rancho El Dorado Sunday, and police arrested a man for murder...

New shooting range to open soon near Maricopa

Shooting enthusiasts in Maricopa and Pinal County will soon be able to hone their skills at a new facility. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management...

Nearly 100 animals removed from home near Maricopa

On Tuesday afternoon, Pinal County Animal Care & Control personnel responded to another case of extreme animal hoarding in Hidden Valley.In total, 93 dogs...
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Roberts resigns House seat

Rep. Bret Roberts, R-Maricopa, is resigning his seat in the Arizona Legislature effective Sept. 30. “My family is going to be relocating out of state......

Maricopa entrepreneur overcomes hurdles, prepares to launch his product

Maricopa resident Shane Pannell, who appeared on the television show Shark Tank, is about to launch his product on the market after numerous manufacturing...

Major crash on SR347 leaves driver dead

A driver is dead as a wreck halted northbound traffic Thursday night on State Route 347 near Casa Blanca Road for hours. According to the...

Mayoral, council candidates debate Saturday

The public is invited to the 2012 Candidate Debate 1-3 p.m. Saturday in the Maricopa Unified School District Governing Board meeting room, 44150 W....

Months of road construction on SR 347 begins

Road construction on State Route 347 that will cause months of delays for Maricopa motorists traveling to and from the Valley has begun. The project...